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  • Crime

    Police say Kennett man a fugutive in child-porn case

    Kennett Square — A 45-year-old man is on the run after state investigators discovered he was using a home computer to view and share child pornography, according to state police.

    By Michael Price mprice@dailylocal.com |

  • Our say

    Why did they vote Republican?

    Anyone who has followed the most recent mid-term election knows that the Republican Party picked up enough votes to gain control of the U.S. Senate and retain control of the House of Representatives.

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  • General news

    Unionville, Kennett schools rank among elite in the nation

    EAST MARLBOROUGH>>The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is the 15th best school district in the nation, and Kennett Consolidated the 42nd best in the state, according to a national ranking agency that rates both hard data and student surveys. In Pennsylvania, only Lower Merion School District, which placed fourth out of more than 13,000 public school districts, bested Unionville and Kennett.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Grant to be used for Anson Nixon Park upgrades

    A two-acre dog park at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square is just one of the many improvements that is scheduled to be completed sometime next year.

    Fran Maye
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  • Opinion

    Great Outdoors: Time to focus on holiday outdoors gifts

    As I sit here writing this week’s column, I am about 75 miles due north of southern Chester County, visiting my parents, and there is snow on the ground. Hard to believe. And I’m not sure I’m ready for this. But, with the holiday season upon us, I suppose it’s time. And, given the choice, I would much prefer cold, crisp weather even with some snow on the ground, compared to the cool, damp, rainy Thanksgiving and Christmas Days we’ve had in the past.

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  • General news

    Unionville considering school redistricting plan

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Unionville-Chadds Ford School District board members will hear a presentation from McKissick and Associates on elementary school enrollment projections next month. Results of that study will guide the board and administration on whether or not plans to redistrict four elementary schools should go forward.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Scotty McMillan’s story touches hearts worldwide

    It’s hard for many to imagine, looking at the photos of an innocent Scotty McMillan, that the red-haired, blue-eyed toddler would in his short life become the subject of a horrific news story that has captured the attention of people around the world.

    By Kristina Scala kscala@dailylocal.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

  • General news

    Blaze breaks out in historic Kennett Square house

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a historic borough structure on Wednesday. The fire broke out at 3:35 p.m. in a house at 220 N. Union St. known as the Chalfant House.

    Chris Barber
    Fran Maye
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  • Arts and entertainment

    ‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’ plays at Unionville

    Shakespeare in Hollywood Plays at Unionville

    By Caryl Huffaker For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    16 historic buildings on Candlelight Christmas tour

    Visitors to the Brandywine Valley know that the region holds many treasures, including its historic houses: long-standing structures many with rustic springhouses, some of which date back over 300 years. Driving the countryside, you can see these old friends on back country roads, where intersections are marked by the end of a stone wall built many decades ago, still standing as they signify a property line demarcated when our republic was young. This year the Chadds Ford Historical Society...

    By Gene Pisasale |

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